The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 63 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.52% 1.54% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.85% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -12.96%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 378 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.15% 82.89% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 351 340 272
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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